Potomac Chapter

Last updated: December 17, 2013 at 22:19 pm

Message from the Dean 

 

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Local Events

 

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Newsletter

Heel & Toe’ Editor - Organtuner@aol.com
The deadline for submissions is the tenth of the preceding month. Pictures and items are welcomed. You may also write to:
Gerald Piercey
10153 Bacon Drive
Beltsville, MD 20705

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Membership

For Membership Form, (Click here)
http://www.agohq.org/chapter/potomac/MembershipForm.pdfThe following includes Officers, Teachers, Substitutes, and Members. The Potomac Chapter makes no claim or representation regarding the skills or qualifications of any of the listed individuals. Determination of same is the responsibility of the party engaging their services.OFFICERS:Dean Emily Koons 301-788-0337 emilykkoons@gmail.com

SubDean Mary Ann Willow 301-424-6523 mwillow@verizon.net

Secretary David McCahan 301-345-5465 Dfm37@webtv.net

Treasurer Dave Haykin 301-854-3245 georgiendave@verizon.net

Registrar Judith Daffer 410-381-2014 juude@aol.com

Chaplain Rev. Dr. Cheryl Tatham 301-654-3631
nc4pastor@verizon.net

Members at Large
Class of 2013
Robert Jones 301-474-2857
rijones26@msn.com

Kenneth Lowenberg 301-299-8765
kenlowenberg@verizon.net

Class of 2014
Becky Lee 301-963-4788
beckylee4music@verizon.net

Mary Ann Willow 301-424-6523
mwillow@verizon.net

Class of 2015
Brenda Weiser 301-865-6113
brenda.weiser@me.com

Deborah Hess 301-518-3448
deborahkijakhess@outlook.com

Heel & Toe Editor Gerald Piercey 301-933-1503
organtuner@aol.com

Historian Emily Koons 301-788-0337
emilykkoons@gmail.com

Auditor TBA

TEACHERS:

Karen K. Bartman 202-213-6895
PIAN0 & ORGAN kbartman@starpower.net

Carolyn Booth 301-963-1353
PIANO, ORGAN, THEORY/HISTORY CLBmuscmkr@aol.com

Jane Bowie 410-859-0020
General Music jbowie7@verizon.net

Peggy Lacey Craig 1-301-466-3672 cell
HARPSICHORD, PIANO PLcraig3@comcast.net

Carol Dennis 301-216-5057
PIANO,ORGAN JeroDeni@comcast.net

Jeffrey J. Doenges 301-571-1711
PIANO, ORGAN jjdoenges@aol.com

Emily Koons Primary Cell 301-788-0337
PIANO Home 410-346-7161 emilykkoons@gmail.net

Dale Krider 301-552-2562
ORGAN, CONDUCTING, EXAM PREP. dale.krider@verizon.net

Kenneth Lowenberg 301-299-8765
Organ, Theory, Composition kenlowenberg@verizon.net

Marvin Mills 301-933-7933
ORGAN millsmusic@verizon.net

Serena Moore
PIANO

Linda J. Pannebaker 301-572-7274
PIANO lpannebaker@gmail.com

Jeffrey Pannebaker 301-572-7274
ORGAN,THEORY jpannebaker@email.com

Peter John Patente 301-449-6394
ORGAN and PIANO

Nae H. Pearson, III 301-422-9599
PIANO ORGAN,VOICE,WOODWINDS Holymusic@aol.com

Harriet Peterson 810-772-1734
Piano, Organ nymihats@yahoo.com

William Powell, III 301-527-6309
wdpowelliii@gmail.com Piano, Organ

Elizabeth D. Schneider 301-408-3839
PIANO CELLO MUSIC THEORY dscstudio@yahoo.com

Tom Smith 202-906-9999
ORGAN PIANO music.redeemer@verizon.net

Clarice Jane Snyder 240-417-5873
PIANO and ORGAN musicjs1@gmail.com

Samuel Springer 410-483-0808 301-229-5383
Organ,Piano widor1@yahoo.com

SUBSTITUTE MUSICIANS – POTOMAC CHAPTER
This is a list of persons who have indicated a desire to be called for substituting at church services. No specific qualifications are implied by their inclusion on this list. There are individuals on this listing that may still be in the learning phase of their career and the Potomac Chapter has no knowledge of their capability to serve as a substitute.
The employer is responsible for determining that a substitute will adequately meet the needs of the church.

Karen Bartman 202-213-6895
O D OD H DC MD kbartman@starpower.net

Jeffrey Binckes
O MD jbinckes@aol.com

Rosemary Birchard 301-345-1943
O OD NL NV DC MD

Carolyn Booth 301-963-1353
O D OD H L NL NV DC MD CLBmuscmkr@aol.com

Lisa Adler Brinkmann 301-493-4894
O L NL NV DC MD adler.lisa@verizon.net

Susan S. Burkhalter 301-946-1077
O D OD HB L NL NV DC MD scastlekep@aol.com

Judith Daffer 410-381-2014
O D OD L NL DC MD juude@aol.com

Edmond S. Charles 301-805-1173
O DC MD ed.charles@hotmail.com

Peggy Lacey Craig 1-301-466-3672
O L NL MD PLCraig3@comcast.net

Gillian R. Flack gillianrflack@comcast.net
O D OD L NL NVDC MD

Donald R. Hague 301-989-9317
O OD L DC MD haguedon@aol.com

Kristi Johnson 301-897-5631
O L NL DC MD kokar80@verizon.net

Marjorie Jovanovic’ 301-216-4689
O OD L NL DC MD

Rachel Kasianowicz
O L NL MD surpher@me.com

Richard Lalumondier 301-987-2685
O D OD L NL NX DC MD MLBOS@MLBDY.com

Becky J. Lee 301-963-4788
O D OD HB L NL NV DC MD beckylee4music@verizon.net

Kenneth Lowenberg 301-299-8765
O D OD HB L NL NV DC MD kenlowenberg@verizon.net

Lynn Monkes 301-317-2654
O D OD HD L NL MD lmonkres2006@comcast.net

Sharon Ollison 301-340-9308
OD L NV DC MD snollison232@aol.com

Linda Pannebaker 301-572-7274
O OD H L NL NV DC MD lpannebaker@gmail.com

Kathryn A. Smith 301-540-1191
Organist

Rev. Dr. Cheryl Tatham tlc4652@gmail.com
D L DC MD

Eleanor Timberlake nlt919@verizon.net
O L NL NV DC MD 410-730-3222

Jason West 202-413-0147
O D OD H L NL S NV DC MD jasonkentwest@outlook.com

Ingrid Williams 410-730-7038
O OD HD L MD Iwill37512@aol.com
Abbreviations: O – Organist, D – Director, OD,
Organist/Director, H – Handbells,
L – Liturgical Services, NL – Non-Liturgical Services, S – Synagogue,
DC – Available in DC, MD – Available in MD, NV, available in VA

MEMBERS:

Ruth Barth RJED@aol.com
410-848-5706

Karen K. Bartman kbartman@starpower.net
202-686-1614

Henry R. Bauer Hbauermus@aol.com

Mary J. Beaudoin m.beaudoin3@verizon.net
301-754-2444

Alina Belenky Alina_Belenky@hotmail.com
301-540-4879

Jeffrey B. Binckes jbinckes@aol.com

Rosemary Birchard
301-345-1943

Carolyn Lamb Booth CLBmuscmkr@aol.com
301-963-1353

Jane L. Bowie 410-859-0020
jbowie7@verizon.net

Cheryl A. Branham cbranham@calvarydc.org
202-347-8355

Kay (Karen) Bredberg
kbredberg76@gmail.com

Lisa Adler Brinkmann Adler.Lisa@verizon.net
301-993-4894

Ken Brown kbrown@dafferorgans.com

Susan Burkhalter scastlekep@aol.com
301-946-1077

Barbara Peterson Cackler bcackler@gmail.com

Edmond Charles ed.charles@hotmail.com
301-805-1173

Gary Clark garyeclark@aol.com
240-277-7621

Peggy Lacey Craig PLCraig3@comcast.net
1-301-466-3672 cell

Peter Crisafulli peter.crisafulli@allsaintchurch.net
301-977-2370

Judith A. Daffer juude@aol.com
410-381-2014

Carol B. Dennis JeroDeni@comcast.net
301-216-5057

Jeffrey J. Doenges
301-571-1711

George Drumwright drumwrig@gmail.com
301-589-7070

Beryl Elwood
480-926-1467

Julie Vidrick Evans julie_evans@mac.com

Gillian R. Flack
gillianrflack@comcast.net

Neil M. Frau-Cortes

KathrynE.Griffin kathrynegriffin@hotmail.com

Theodore Mikell Guerrant guerrant@umd.edu
240-568-0452

Donald R. Hague haguedon@aol.com
301-989-9317

Deborah Kijak-Hess 301-518-3448 deborahkijakhess@outlook.com

Charlene Hudson 301-868-4683

Solveig Ingersoll singersoll@me.com
303-459-1125

Kristi Planck Johnson kokar80@verizon.net
301-897-5631

Robert I. Jones rijones26@msn.com
301-474-2857

Marjorie Jovanovic’ 301-216-4689

Rachel Kasianowicz

Emily Kelly Koons emilykoons@gmail.com
cell 301-788-0337

Amy C. Kraft kraftac61@aol.com
301-277-5851

Dale Krider dale.krider@verizon.net
301-552-2562

Richard Lalumondier mlbos@mlbdv.com
301-987-2685

Becky Lee beckylee4music@verizon.net
301-963-4788

Kenneth D. Lowenberg kenlowenberg@verizon.net
301-299-8765

Eran Lupu

Mary Elizabeth Maldarelli
mmaldar1@jhu.edu

David McCahan DFM37@WEBTV.NET
301-345-5465

Marvin Mills MillsMusic@verizon.net

Lynn Monkres 301-317-4654
lmonkres2006@comcast.net

Serena M. Moore 301-449-8818

Marilyn Murchison marilyn@oslclaurel.org
301-776-7670

Oluwabori Oludemi ooludemi@terpmail.umd.edu
240-460-1567

Jeffrey R. Pannebaker jpannebaker@email.com
301-572-7274

Linda J. Pannebaker lpannebaker@gmail.com
301-588-4363 X245

Justus F. Parrotta jfparrotta@gmail.com
703-256-9193

Peter J. Patente
301-449-6394 cell 202-837-0637

Nae H. Pearson, III Holymusic@aol.com
301-422-9599

Harriet Peterson 810-772-1734
nymihats@yahoo.com

Gerald L. Piercey organ.tuner@aol.com
301-927-0477

William D. Powell III, 301-527-6309
wdpowelliii@gmail.com

Kristin Rao
301-5703915

Maria Sampogna

Joseph K. Sanchez
301-595-8851

Elizabeth Schneider dscstudio@yahoo.com
301-408-3839

John Schruefer JSchruefer@aol.com

Carl C. Schwartz 301-236-0315

Patricia K. Severinsen pksentltd@verizon.net
301-326-5612

Thomas P. Smith music.redeemer@verizon.net
202-906-9999

Clarice J. Snyder musicjs1@gmail.com
240-417-5873

Samuel Springer widor1@yahoo.com

Sylvia Stanton sylvia7@bellatlantic.net
301-586-8073

Mary Steele 240-355-4956
mesteelecs@yahoo.com

Alberta Stith ajhstith@msn.com

Donna Swanson 301-843-3491
donnaiswanson.spc29@yahoo.com

Eleanor Timberlake nlt919@verizon.net
410-730-3222

Ann Timpane atimpane@stjohnsnorwood.org
301-654-7767

Brenda J. Weiser brenda.weiser@me.com
301-865-6113

Jason West jasonkentwest@outlook.com
202-413-0147

Ingrid Williams Iwill37512@aol.com
410-730-7038

Mary Ann Willow mwillow@verizon.net
301-424-6523

Jose L. Zambrana, Jr. jzambranajr@gmail.com
301-502-0717
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Placement

PLACEMENT PACKET
JOB LISTINGS – Please contact Don Frazier, CAGO at dfrazier@ieee.org or 703-368-0936 for a Placement Packet in MS Word format, or for any further information about placing your ad.

Updated 11/23/13

MARYLAND

8/30/13
DIRECTOR of MUSIC (avail. 1/1/14)
The Interfaith Chapel (Congrega. size: 550)
3680 S. Leisure World Blvd
Silver Spring, MD 20906 Phone: 301-598-5312
To direct Chancel Choir, Women’s Chorus and Bell Choir
Instruments: 3-man. Rodgers organ w/ MIDI, 18 yrs old; Baldwin electr. piano, 15 yrs old
Avg. hours/week: 27.5; ann. salary: $45k-55k
“The Inter-Faith Chapel is an independent, multi-cultural congregation representing more than 32 different denominations. The Chapel is located in the leisure World Community – a private
Maryland community of residents 55 years and older, and is looking for a Director of
Music to plan, coordinate and implement a volunteer music program that supports
weekly worship themes and a concert series. The music program includes three choral groups
and a handbell choir. Duties include: directing one or more choirs, coordinating other paid and volunteer musicians, maintaining an orderly music library, selecting/purchasing music, attending staff meetings. A BA in music, or its equivalent experience and training, is required.
Additional skills and background requirements include experience in a broad range of music
Styles, and sufficient keyboard skills. A minimum of five years’ relevant experience is req’d”
The position may be split among two individuals: Director and Associate/Accompanist.
Contact Dr. Robert W. Perry, Senior Minister at 301-598-5312, or send resume tor.perry@inter-faithchapel.org.

10/15/13
DIRECTOR of MUSIC MINISTRY (applica. deadline: Nov. 30)
United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley (ASA 65+)
13421 Clopper Road
Germantown, MD 20874 Phone: 301-540-3449
Position available: TBD following interviews & auditions
To direct and accompany Adult Chancel Choir (15) and Children’s Choir (4)
One svc./Sunday, c. 5 extra svcs during yr plus weddings & funerals
Average hours per week (including preparation time): 20
Instruments: 2-man. Rodgers organ, 20 yrs old; upright piano, 7 yrs old; reconditioned Yamaha grand piano coming soon.
Annual salary: $28,000; 4 weeks’ paid vacation, 1 week continuing education
Housing Allowance: Tax exemption if ordained; minimal Book/Music Allowance
Maternity/Paternity Leave: congruent w/ Church HR policy
Sick Leave, Health Ins. and Retirement: negotiable
“Dynamic, faith-inspired leader is needed for progressive, Christian congregation with a rich
music history to share our vision and expand our music ministry. The Director of Music Ministry is called to provide leadership in creating a dynamic, creative music ministry in all aspects of worship and the community life of UCCSV. Job-sharing is an option with this position; proposed divisions of responsibilities must accompany your application. For details of our vision and additional information, please visit www.uccsv.org.”
Contact via e-mail: uccsv@verizon.net

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

9/11/13
ORGANIST/CHOIR DIRECTOR (avail: Oct. 13)
Leesburg Presbyterian Church (congrega. size: 280)
207 W. Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176 Phone: 703-771-4163
To direct/accompany one adult choir of 10-12
Average hours per week: 12-15
Instruments: II/12 tracker pipe organ, age 35 yrs; electronic Kawai piano, age 10 yrs
Annual salary: $24,000-28,000; continuing education fund
“Leesburg Presbyterian has a vibrant and growing congregation. We seek a musician who, in addition to being an accomplished organist and choir director, will show flexibility and creativity in a wide range of music. Major responsibilities include working with the minister to plan music for two weekly traditional Sunday services (8:30 and 11:00) plus special services throughout the year, and to rehearse, conduct and accompany the adult choir to sing at one Sunday service. This is a part-time position of 12-15 hours per week, with a reduced summer schedule and once-per-month alternative music that does not require the organist or choir.”
Contact: Rev. Deborah Dodson Parsons at revdeb@lpcva.org

9/21/13
ORGANIST/DIRECTOR OF MUSIC (avail. November 1, 2013)
St John’s Episcopal Church Phone: 703-803-7500
5649 Mount Gilead Road, P.O. Box 2360, Centreville, VA 20122-2360
To direct Adult Choir (& possibly a children’s choir); avg. hours/week: 10 hours
Instruments: 2-man. Allen digital organ; Lester 5′ Grand piano; Yamaha upright; Yamaha Electric PF500; handbells & chimes
Annual salary: to $16,000 based on musical credentials and experience
2 weeks’ paid vacation; 1 week continuing education; 1 week sick leave.
“Saint John’s is a congregation whose spirituality centers on the baptismal covenant. Sunday
service times: 8 & 10:30 AM (music at 8 AM on first Sunday of each month); Music at 10:30 AM – Eucharist and occasional Morning Prayer, plus Holy Days as announced. Adult Choir sings weekly; Children’s Choir sings as announced. Our congregation appreciates classical music with some contemporary offerings, and principally uses the Hymnal 1982. Available resources include OneLicense.net, The Rite Stuff, RSCM ‘Voices for Life’ curriculum. There are volunteer choir voices, some with formal musical training; trumpeter weekly. Special music for liturgical seasons and feast days, bishop’s visit and summer VBS. Other traditions: Madrigal
singers; Concert series; Cabaret. Music is selected in collaboration with the Rector in accordance with Episcopal Church guidelines.”
Contact: The Rev. Dr. Howard Kempsell, Rector, with letter of interest and resume toRevDrHFKjr@aol.com. Recordings of service playing, choral conducting and concert performances would be greatly appreciated.

10/13/13
MUSIC DIRECTOR (avail: Jan. 1, 2014)
Cherrydale UMC
3701 Lorcom Ln
Arlington, VA 22207
To direct one choir and supervise one staff member; avg. hours/week: 11
Salary and vacation are negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience.
Book/music allowance and continuing education fund
“CUMC is seeking a Music Director to coordinate and direct the church’s music program. The church is committed to providing a high quality program that addresses the varied needs of the congregation. We are looking for a dynamic, innovative individual who will build upon the existing program with a broad and varied repertoire that is grounded in traditional choral works and includes contemporary pieces and instrumentation. Responsibilities include:
- Conducting the adult sanctuary choir for Sunday worship services and other seasonal services;
- Leading the choir in rehearsals on Sunday mornings and once a month or more in the evening during the active season;
- Working closely with the organist/pianist and pastor to develop a quarterly schedule of anthems and worship music that supports the theme of both morning services and is consistent with United Methodist theology;
- Working closely with the Music Committee to organize the music program;
- Identifying and coordinating participation of soloists, instrumentalists and other CUMC musical groups in worship services during the year;
- Presenting a major choral program during the Christmas season;
- Building and developing choir membership.
The position will be offered for an initial term of one year, renewable upon mutual agreement. Work hours are flexible. We welcome your calls about this position. Please send resume ASAP but NLT November 15 to the church at cumc@erols.com or to the address above.”
Contact: Roger Nucho, Music Committee Chairman at 202-302-4089 (cell)

11/20/13
INTERIM DIRECTOR of MUSIC (avail: Jan. 13, 2014)
Falls Church Presbyterian (congrega. size: 400)
225 E. Broad St.
Falls Church, VA 22046 Phone: 703-532-6518
To direct (and possibly accompany) one adult choir
Average hrs per week: 13.5 (22.5 if also the organist) Organ: 4-man. Allen Elite Op. VI, 82 stops, 4 yrs old Annual salary: Commensurate with skills and experience No. of weeks’ paid vacation: TBD depending on length of interim period “Falls Church Presbyterian strives to be a warm, accepting family of worshipers and faith explorers who work to share Christ’s love, support each other, and serve our community and world. We are searching for an Interim DoM who will help us continue a half-century of sacred music, which has served as an important congregational ministry and outreach. We will be seeking a permanent Director of Music in 2014, but look now for a part-time Interim to sustain our program as we conduct the search for a permanent Director. We would consider a candidate who could also serve as Organist. The position starts mid-January 2014 for a period of at least six months. The Interim DoM would coordinate with the ministerial staff and Worship Committee for planning worship (weekly and special services). The Interim would also coordinate with the Director of Children’s Music, professional section leaders in the Chancel Choir, and Organist (if not also fulfilling that role). The Interim would lead the Chancel Choir (adults and older youth) in weekly rehearsals and at our traditional Sunday service at 10:45 a.m. Attendance at the monthly Worship Committee meeting (currently on the first Thursday evening of the month prior to choir rehearsal) would be helpful but not required.” Contact: Charlotte McPherson, Chair of Personnel, at cltmcp@cox.net

Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.

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Certification

 

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Contact Us

Dean – Emily Koons 301-788-0337
emilykkoons@gmail.comSub-Dean – Mary Ann Willow

Secretary – David McCahan – 301-345-5465
DFM37@WEBTV.NET

Registrar – Judith Daffer – 410-381-2014
juude@aol.com

Treasurer – David Haykin – 301-854-3245
georgiendave@verizon.net

Chaplain Rev. Dr. Cheryl Tatham 301-654-3631
nc4pastor@verizon.net

Members at Large

Class of 2013 Robert Jones 301-474-2857
rijones26@msn.com

Kenneth Lowenberg 301-299-8765
kenlowenberg@verizon.net

Class of 2014 Becky Lee 301-963-4788
beckylee4music@verizon.net

Mary Ann Willow 301-424-6523
mwillow@verizon.net

Class of 2015 Brenda Weiser 301-865-6113
brenda.weiser@me.com

Deborah Hess 301-518-3448
deborahkijakhess@hotmail.com

Heel & Toe Editor Gerald Piercey 301-933-1503
organtuner@aol.com

Historian Emily Koons 301-788-0337
emilykkoons@gmail.com

Auditor TBA

Potomac Organ Institute (POI)-Michael Lodico, Coordinator
202-347-8766 michael_lodicojr@yahoo.com

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Links

Potomac Organ Institute (POI) -

DiGennaro-Hart Organ Company 301-320-4700
michaelvhart@aol.com

David M. Storey, Pipe Organ Service 410-728-8106
DMS1518@aol.com

R. A. Daffer Organs 301-953-2671
kbrown@Dafferorgans.com

Austin Organs, Inc.
Carl Schwartz, Regional Representative 301-236-0315
ruxtoncar@aol.com

Lewis & Hitchcock Organs 301-931-2374
organtuner@aol.com

Levsen Organ Company 410-768-9557
cwames@aol.com

Reuter Organs 785-843-2622
www.reuterorgan.com

Cornel Zimmer Organ Builders 1-866-749-7223
mail@zimmerorgans.com www.zimmerorgans.com

The Musical Source 202-387-7401
jack@musicalsource.com

Dale Music 301-589-1459
dale@dalemusic.com

The Hearing Center 301-916-1329
Solveig@HearingCenter.com

Foxes Music 703-533-7303
foxesmusic@mindspring.com

Jordan Kitt’s Music 800-466-9510 x 1259
institutionalsales@jordankitts.com

Amy Taylor Harpsichords 301-530-4480
amy2taylor@yahoo.com

Central Pipe Organ Service 540-636-9680
cenposer@shentel.net

Cantor Organs 800-357-4545
wayne@eminent-usa.com

Mason & Risch Vocalion 703-330-1573
jkackley1@msn.com

Acoustical Consulting Services
neil@akustx.com www.akustx.com

Stiner-Reck Incorporated 502-634-3636

Hilbus Chapter Organ Historical Society
www.hilbus.org

AGO National website